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Quick disconnects seems to be the best solution, does it matter which one of those you linked or do you recommend one over the other?
    
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You need to buy both a male end and a female end. You're going to need one of each for each tube so when you check out you need to buy two of each.
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post #13 of 25
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It's an RX240 in the top and yes the DVD had to be moved but there is still room for a bay res and or a fan controller in the 2 top 5.25" bays. DVD is too long. You could fit a 360 up there but the power supply is in the way, if you move the power supply to bottom left(lower rear)of case you are going to need some really long cable extensions to route cables so that they can be hidden. As you know you already need cable extensions as it is the way this case is set up and the small chase it gives you for routing cables.

Didnt have to modify anything to mount the 240 in the top. There is pre drilled holes for 3 120mm fans with option for 2 different alignments. If you go with the 3x120mm fans aligned towards the rear you don't have to move the DVD. I went with the forward alignment so I could have the most clearance from the power supply.

I think a 360 will fit in the top but it will be tight against the power supply on one side and half of the third 120mm fan will not have vent holes above it inside the drive bay.

Thanks for the info buddy! Think I can put the 360 there by removing the DVD and cutting some crap
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post #14 of 25
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What if instead of quick disconnects I get 4 90's so the set of 90's coming off the rad parallel to the door have tubing just long enough to reach inside the case resting on the bottom of case with 2 more 90's at the end of tubing turning back parallel with the length of the case?

I'm thinking there will be no twist on the tube returning to res/pump in the bottom bay in front and minimal twist on the tube from the GPU to the 480. Thinking that as long as there is a little slack most of the movement when the door is closed will be the 2 90's inside the case moving towards the motherboard.

sorry about the lousy paint job Lol.

    
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post #15 of 25
Yes you can actually do that to. It's going to be just as expensive as the quick disconnects unless you already have the 90 degree fittings.
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post #16 of 25
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Yes you can actually do that to. It's going to be just as expensive as the quick disconnects unless you already have the 90 degree fittings.
Do they make tubing to tubing 90 degree connectors? I'm going to need 2 of those I think and yes, those fittings are expensive.

Wonder how much restriction those 90 fittings are going to add to my system and how badly it's going to kill my XSPC X2O 750 pump.
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I decided to go with 45's coming off the rad so that tubing can angle down towards the bottom of case. Heres a ss of the shopping cart, do you think this is doable or too unnecessary restriction and I should go with quick disconnects?

    
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post #18 of 25
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Went ahead and ordered the magicool 480 with 1/2" barbed fittings only. Going to try to make it work without any 90's and such. The Primochill tubing holds it's shape pretty good even with tight bends.

Think I'm gonna put the tubing together with the door closed with plenty of slack so if it gets in a bind it will only be when the door is open. I only ordered 1 of those Scythe 120mmx12mm fans -- going to try it somewhat passive and see how it goes.
    
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Dang, performance pcs just called and told me they don't have the Magicool 480. Kind of annoying that I have to sweat getting my card credited back. They didn't offer any kind of options or anything and when I mentioned that my OCZ RAM cooler had a bad LED they kinda blew me off on that too. The other two orders shipped promptly and the cheapest shipping method, USPS came in three days both times.

Up until this glitch I was happy with performance pcs and planned to use them for my watercooling habit. Think I'm gonna try some other suppliers now, FrozenCPU has 11 of the Magicool 480's in stock. I didn't want to get the 480 from Frozen CPU originally because the 1/2" barbs doesn't appear to be included and the option they give is for 4 1/2"ID barbs at $11.99 when I only need 2.
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Dang, performance pcs just called and told me they don't have the Magicool 480. Kind of annoying that I have to sweat getting my card credited back. They didn't offer any kind of options or anything and when I mentioned that my OCZ RAM cooler had a bad LED they kinda blew me off on that too. The other two orders shipped promptly and the cheapest shipping method, USPS came in three days both times.

Up until this glitch I was happy with performance pcs and planned to use them for my watercooling habit. Think I'm gonna try some other suppliers now, FrozenCPU has 11 of the Magicool 480's in stock. I didn't want to get the 480 from Frozen CPU originally because the 1/2" barbs doesn't appear to be included and the option they give is for 4 1/2"ID barbs at $11.99 when I only need 2.
The thing with Performance-Pcs.com is that it's usually the cheapest of the online sites. I would go with two 240mm radiators and have one right next to the other.
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